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Old 02-10-2013, 02:23 AM   #1
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Opinions on front lower control arms

When I put on my 3" lift and the proper bump stocks I noticed the bump stocks are at an angle where if I were to flex they could hit the coil spring (sorry I don't have any pics and I'm not sure when I will be able to take any). I was told to look into some lower control arms but not sure what to get. Of course I want good quality but I don't want to spend over $200.

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Old 02-10-2013, 07:27 AM   #2
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Are you sure your front axle is centered after installing the lift? Did you install an adjustable front trackbar? I bet your axle is shifted towards the passenger side 3/4", which is causing the bumpstops to rub against your coils.

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Old 02-10-2013, 10:16 AM   #3
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Yes I have an adjustable front track bar. And wouldn't a front end alignment fix the axle issue you said or am I wrong.
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Old 02-10-2013, 03:11 PM   #4
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If you want good control arms for less than $200.00 you had best talk to Santa or watch for a used set of Currie , Savvy or Metalcloak . Anything less than their quality is not worth installing . You want Real Johnny Joints not a joint that looks like a JJ OR a for an even smoother ride and as good flex you can go a Metalcloak Duroflex joint on both ends as I have . If it isn't a real JJ or a Duroflex joint it is a unreliable cheap immitation and wont last . Its more money but do some searchs and see for yourself what happens when you skimp on control arm joints
05 TJ Rubicon 4.88s ,2" BDS, Bilstein 5100, Currie Currectlync , Savvy arms/Metalcloak Duroflex joints, JKS BL, 33"Cooper STT's, Mc front Track Bar
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:33 PM   #5
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Thanks for the help. I looked up those metalcloak with the duroflex joints and I think I'm going to save up for those.
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